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1937 Year Summary

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National Champion: Pittsburgh (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Clint Frank (Yale)

AP First #1: California ▪ AP Final #1: Pittsburgh

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Overall Bowls SRS Polls
Rk Conference Schs G W L T Pct G W L T Pct SRS SOS Pre Final Champion
1 Southwest Conference 7 70 35 26 9 .564 1 1 0 0 1.000 11.08 8.15 0 3 Rice
2 Southeastern Conference 13 132 73 49 10 .591 3 1 2 0 .333 8.63 4.64 0 2 Alabama
3 Pacific Coast Conference 10 94 48 31 15 .590 1 1 0 0 1.000 5.52 2.40 0 1 California
4 Independent 38 343 191 114 38 .612 3 2 1 0 .667 5.35 1.23 0 8
5 Western Conference 10 79 38 37 4 .506 0 0 0 0 3.15 2.50 0 2 Minnesota
6 Southern Conference 16 155 77 70 8 .523 0 0 0 0 -0.42 -1.28 0 2 Maryland
7 Big Six Conference 6 55 24 24 7 .500 0 0 0 0 -1.34 -1.18 0 1 Nebraska
8 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association 7 69 39 26 4 .594 1 0 1 0 .000 -4.77 -7.59 0 0 Texas Tech
9 Missouri Valley Conference 7 69 31 35 3 .471 0 0 0 0 -6.05 -5.18 0 0 Tulsa
10 Rocky Mountain Conference 12 99 48 48 3 .500 1 0 1 0 .000 -8.83 -8.54 0 1 Colorado

AP Poll Summary

School Conf 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 Final
Pittsburgh Ind 3 2 3 1 1 1 1
California PCC 1 1 1 2 2 2 2
Fordham Ind 9 10 5 4 4 3 3
Alabama SEC 2 3 2 3 3 4 4
Minnesota Western 4 4 14 10 7 5 5
Villanova Ind   16 13 9 10 7 6
Dartmouth Ind 18 9 9 5 9 6 7
Louisiana State SEC 6 17 18 12 8 10 8
Notre Dame Ind     12 18 12 9 9
Santa Clara Ind 14 14 10 7 6 8 9
Nebraska Big 6 8 11 6 11 11 11 11
Yale Ind 5 5 7 6 5 14 12
Ohio State Western 12 8 8   19   13
Arkansas SWC   20 16 20     14
Holy Cross Ind 20 18   19 14 17 14
Texas Christian SWC           14 16
Colorado RMC       16 16 16 17
Rice SWC       15 15   18
North Carolina Southern   15     17 18 19
Duke Southern 10 13 11 8   18 20
School Conf 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 Final
Auburn SEC 20 12   14      
Baylor SWC 15 6 4 13      
Cornell Ind 19            
Detroit Mercy Ind   18          
Duquesne Ind     16        
Indiana Western       17 20    
Northwestern Western 7   19        
Southern California PCC 11            
Stanford PCC         13    
Syracuse Ind 17            
Tennessee SEC     15        
Texas A&M SWC 13            
Tulane SEC     19        
Tulsa MVC           20  
Vanderbilt SEC 20 7     18 12  
Washington PCC           13  
Wisconsin Western 16